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By Tajuddin
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Jan 7th, 2016
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Tripoli, Libya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 47 people were killed on Thursday when Libya’s worst bomb attack since the fall of Col.Muammar Gaddafi hit a police training center as hundreds of recruits gathered for a morning meeting. No group immediately claimed the attack in the tow...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 9th, 2015
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Moscow, Russia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources familiar with the political and military situation there said on Wednesday. The sources, speaking to Reuters on condition they...
By Tajuddin
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May 29th, 2015
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants asserted responsibility Friday for coordinated attacks on two of the Iraqi capital’s most upmarket hotels, claiming at least 15 lives after blasts struck as lavish weekend wedding parties were in full swing. Two cars rigged with explos...
By Tajuddin
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May 18th, 2015
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Baghdad ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants said they had taken full control of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday in the biggest defeat for the Baghdad government since last summer. In a statement, the group said it had seized tanks and killed “dozens of apostates&...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 22nd, 2014
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Baghdad ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists. They said t...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 16th, 2014
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Beirut (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants have beheaded another American hostage, Peter Kassig, issuing a video claiming the killing on Sunday and warning the United States they would kill other U.S. citizens “on your streets.” U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed t...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 3rd, 2014
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Beirut (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Friday that purported to show the beheading of a man it identified as British citizen Alan Henning. The footage on YouTube, which was linked to on pro-Islamic State Twitter feeds, showed a ma...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 11th, 2014
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Washington ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of “a steady, relentless effort” to root out Islamic State extrem...